ASHLAND — A big second-half run helped the Southern Oregon women's basketball team register its sixth straight victory, 89-76, over Evergreen State Saturday at McNeal Pavilion.

ASHLAND — A big second-half run helped the Southern Oregon women's basketball team register its sixth straight victory, 89-76, over Evergreen State Saturday at McNeal Pavilion.

The Raiders are now 17-4 overall and 9-3 in Cascade Conference play. Evergreen State dropped to 9-10 and 4-8.

Whitney Scott led the Raiders with 21 points and seven assists.

Rhiannon Dickison finished with 20 points and Jacki Speer recorded her 13th double-double of the year with 17 points and 12 rebounds.

Kristin Auckland led Evergreen with 20 points.

Freshman Lindsey Scheffler gave the Raiders a boost off the bench in the first half, going for eight points in seven minutes of action as SOU jumped out to a 31-24 halftime advantage.

The Raiders shot just 27 percent from the field in the first half but made 40 percent of their 3-pointers (including two by Schefffler) to stay in control of the game.

In the second half, the Geoducks came out on fire and shot 70 percent for most of the half, taking a 63-62 lead on a Joy White layup.

The Raiders answered with an 8-0 run to regain control. Ashley Baker started the spree with a bucket in the paint, and a Dickison 3-pointer gave SOU a 67-63 lead.

Scott capped the surge with a three-point play, and the Raiders were able to ice the game from the free throw line.

EVERGREEN STATE (9-11, 4-9)

White 5-8 1-1 12, Stewart 3-6 1-1 7, Auckland 6-13 6-6 20, Owens 1-5 0-0 4, Saab 6-6 1-1 14, Knotts 3-5 0-0 7, Matison 2-5 0-0 6, McDonald 2-6 0-0 5, Horton 1-1 0-0 2, Garcin 0-2 1-2 1. Totals: 29-57 9-10 76.

SOUTHERN OREGON (18-14, 10-3)

Scott 6-14 6-6 21, Brookins 4-8 1-2 9, Baker 3-11 0-0 6, Dickinson 6-17 5-5 20, Speer 3-8 11-15 17, Nakamura 1-1 0-0 2, Smith 1-2 2-6 4, Wood 0-4 2-2 2, Winner 0-0 0-0 0, Scheffler 2-2 2-2 8. Totals: 26-67 29-38 89.

Halftime — Southern Oregon 31-24. 3-point goals — Evergreen State 9-18 (White 1-1, Stewart 1-1, Auckland 2-4, Saab 1-1, Knotts 1-2, Matisons 2-4, McDonald 1-4, Garcin 0-1), Southern Oregon 8-17 (Scott 3-5, Dickinson 3-7, Wood 0-3, Scheffler 2-2. Technical fouls — Southern Oregon. Rebounds — Evergreen State 26 (Stewart 5), Southern Oregon 47 (Speer 12). Assists — Evergreen State 12 (White 6), Southern Oregon 12 (Scott 7). Total fouls — Evergreen State 26, Southern Oregon 9. A — 237